Books

Ibrahim Nasrallah wins Arabic book prize for dystopian novel

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Jordanian-Palestinian writer Ibrahim Nasrallah has won the International Prize for Arabic Fiction with a novel about humanity's capacity for savagery. "The Second War of the Dog" was named winner at a ceremony Tuesday in the Emirates capital, Abu Dhabi. Set in a dystopian future society, the book centers...

Television

How Comcast is trying to change the cable game

Comcast is trying to refigure the traditional cable bundle, adding services like Netflix to its subscription packages and offering internet-only TV streaming. Cable operators and internet service providers say this business model is key to their survival.